Anthony Kiedis puts Sunset Strip villa on sale for $4.3m chasing a $650k profit

By Ross Mcdonagh For Published: 21:57 GMT, 30 April 2015 | Updated: 22:24 GMT, 30 April 2015 10 View comments He's not about to give it away, give it away, give it away now.Anthony Kiedis has listed his Los Angeles villa for $4.295m, less than two years after he bought it.The Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman snapped up the three-bed, four-bath home Read more [...]

Carcraft closure: What you need to know if you’re a customer and out of pocket

Dozens of Carcraft customers attempting to find out what the firm’s closure means for them have contacted the M.E.N. in a last-ditch attempt to get information. Thousands of motorists have been left out of pocket and 500 jobs have been lost after the shock closure of the Rochdale-based car supermarket. Many customers say they’ve been given little - or no information - after the news. Anyone who has the firm’s warranty, MOT, servicing or roadside assistance deal with their Carcraft car is no Read more [...]

Oil major deals blow to Aim minnow

In a FTSE 100 that edged up 14.35 points to 6,960.63, Royal Mail, 23½p better at 467.7p, led the risers after PostNL and LDC scrapped plans to expand rival Whistl in the UK. Royal Mail had warned that its competitor would have cost it £200m by 2018. “Taken at face value a £200m increase in 2018 revenue could result in circa 30pc earnings upgrades for Royal Mail,” said Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts. Zoopla recorded the biggest gain of any company in the FTSE 250, leaping 30p to Read more [...]

In pictures: Formby’s wealth of listed buildings

Formby Civic Society has been in touch with a reminder of the many listed buildings in the town, following on from the news that Sefton was praised for its work with older properties. VIEW GALLERY Sefton was recently recognised by English Heritage for its work with 'at risk' conservation areas across the borough. Reg Yorke, from FCS, wanted to remind people of Formby's wealth of listed properties. St Peter's church, in Green Lane, dates to 1746. The original church,which was nearer the sea, Read more [...]

Election 2015 live: FT says it wants another Tory/Lib Dem coalition

Claire Phipps Bring on the balloons and the party poppers: it’s the final week of the election campaign. One week today the polling stations will open. One day later we probably still won’t know precisely who will make up the next government. Which is why you should stay here, in the friendly arms of the Guardian live blog, which will take you through all the twists and turns from 7am till late every day until … well, who knows. I’m Claire Phipps, starting the blog today. I’m on Twitter Read more [...]

What time is Mayweather vs Pacquiao starting on Saturday? All you need to …

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally come to blows this weekend after nearly five years of anticipation. Despite only signing on the dotted line in February, the two have been encouraged by boxing pundits and fans all over the world to don their gloves and get in the ring. The prolonged build-up will probably explain the enormous excitement surrounding the fight, which has since been billed as the 'richest in the history of the sport'. Tickets are on sale for astronomical amounts, while Read more [...] Listed for Sale on GoDaddy

The major news story that has dominated the headlines around the US over the last week or so has been the death of Freddie Gray and the public response in the city of Baltimore, Maryland. I was curious to see when/if the domain name was registered by someone, and it looks like this domain name was registered on April 21. The domain name is registered under privacy, so I do not know who owns If you visit, you are redirected to a GoDaddy Auctions Read more [...]

Banker ‘hacked ex-wife’s emails’ as they fought over listed home and Aston Martin

Daniel Arbili, 43, and wife Catriona, 44, were fighting over properties in France, £50,000 worth of watches, an Aston Martin, and the family’s Grade II-listed home in Essex.The assets were divided equally in 2013. But Mr Arbili, the former £120,000-a-year head of derivatives at JB Drax, has now appealed and claims new evidence suggests his ex-wife is richer than was thought.He says emails have been found suggesting Mrs Arbili could have been in line for a windfall from the sale of her parents’ Read more [...]

Clandon Park left as a ‘shell’ after huge stately home fire

But much of the collection which includes paintings, furntiure and an extensive array of ceramics, were damaged or destroyed. A fire damaged bust at Clandon Park (Rex Features) It is thought that the nearby infant school was being used to store some of the artefacts that were pulled from the burning mansion. The school posted on its website saying it was closed for the day because of the fire. It is not yet clear whether the collection of a military museum in a cellar area, which includes one Read more [...]